Worship Arts Director (full time)

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Job Description

Worship Arts Director, full-time, salaried position
Hope Center is a Center of Hope in the Diablo Valley (NE San Francisco Bay Area). We embody God’s family on mission, following Christ into our community, loving and leading others to follow Him.

• Collaborate with the Lead Pastor and pastoral staff to create and implement Hope Center’s vision for worship gatherings.
• Select and arrange music, transitions and other elements of weekly and special (Christmas Eve, Holy Week, etc.) worship gatherings.
• Recruit, develop and lead teams of volunteer musicians and vocalists to rehearse and lead weekly and special worship gatherings.
• Assist other Hope Center ministries in providing worship and music opportunities.
• Recruit, train and schedule additional stage volunteers (service host, Scripture reader, communion servers, prayer facilitators, etc.) for worship gatherings.
• Coordinate volunteers to develop and implement stage design in accordance with seasonal and message themes.
• Champion ministry of Spirit-led prayer within Hope Center.
• Supervise the technical staff (currently two part time employees and various volunteers) in providing lighting and audio/visual support.
• Participate in the regular staff rhythms (staff meetings, leadership gatherings, retreats).
• Commitment to the vision & values of Hope Center Covenant Church and supportive of the Covenant initiatives (ECC and PSWC).
• May be assigned additional duties by the Lead Pastor.

Personal Qualifications
• Nurture a rhythm of developing intimacy with God, emphasizing times of prayer, reading of the Word and reflection.
• Maintain deep spiritual friendships with God’s family, incorporating service, accountability and recreation.
• Love and lead others towards Christ through habits of hospitality, reconciliation and evangelism.

Skills and Abilities
• Musicianship: instruct worship team members in proper pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony and instrumental arrangement.
• Knowledge: understanding of modern worship with the ability to reframe traditional songs/hymns into contemporary contexts.
• Discernment: sense appropriate times for loud, celebratory atmospheres as well as quiet, contemplative moments.
• Teamwork: demonstrate a collaborative and developmental approach to leadership.
• Computer: proficiency with Planning Center, Microsoft Office, and church management software.
• Physical: ability to stand for up to 90 minutes, lift/move up to 25 pounds, play guitar or piano, can sing/speak and hear.

To apply or inquire about this position…
Please inquiries or applications to Bud Locke, Lead Pastor, at blocke@hopecenter.cc. Include the following:
• Cover/Introductory Letter
• Resume
• Links to videos of the applicant leading worship